Is the Future of Manufacturing Local?

SourceHuffington Post
Date Published07/22/2016
Author NameCarlos M Gutierrez Jr.
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Edward Field
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Kept from Offshoring
Year reshoring announced:2016
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
City reshored to:San Francisco
State(s) reshored to:CA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Apparel & Textiles
Product(s) reshoredphone cases/wallets
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Delivery, Loss of control, Quality/rework/warranty
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Customer responsiveness improvement, Customization/Flexibility, Image/brand, Lead time/Time to market, Proximity to customers/market
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